28 Must-Read Anti-Bullying Books for Kids of All Ages

According to statistics from the National Bullying Prevention Center, one out of every five kids has been bullied. It’s more important than ever to teach students about the negative effects of bullying and to do so as early as possible. With the help of our awesome teacher community, we compiled this list of anti-bullying books … Read more

31 Fall Art Projects Kids Will Love

Autumn is in the air and you can hardly look to the left or right without seeing an abundance of creative inspiration in the form of pumpkins, scarecrows, sunflowers, and foliage. Whether you prefer Halloween or Thanksgiving, they both provide plenty of inspiration for your next art project. Jack-o’-lanterns, witches, spiders, candy corn, and turkeys … Read more

The World Is Changing; Let Schools Change, Too

by Terry Heick Schools, as we know them, are dying. Shopping, as we know it, is dying. While both are obvious, one loss seems to breed opportunity while the other makes us hold on for dear life. Why? First, some context. Nestled between the perceived ‘old way’ (learning in person) and ‘new way’ (learning through … Read more

10 Ways Service Learning Builds Leadership Skills

One of the best ways to give our students chances to develop leadership skills is through service learning. Real-world projects are perfect for practicing real-world leadership skills, but we also know that getting our students out into the community to complete projects isn’t always possible. With that in mind, we’re sharing how one organization is … Read more

Social-Emotional Activities for Preschool and Kindergarten

When our little ones head off for school, they take their first steps in a lifelong journey of learning. Not only will they begin to build foundational skills that will pave the way for academic success, but they’ll also learn social-emotional skills like kindness, sharing, and self-regulation that will contribute to their overall success in … Read more